HEP Internship Application
Submitted by harritm on Wed, 2017-10-25 13:20
Health promotion students must participate in supervised fieldwork in a professional setting to graduate. Students may complete the internship during the last semester of their senior year only after completing all required courses. There is a course attached to the internship. The 12-credit hour course is offered during the Fall, Spring and Summer semesters. Students must have a 2.75 retention GPA, a 2.75 major GPA, and a 2.75 College/Departmental GPA to enroll in the internship course.
The Health Education and Promotion internship should provide a learning environment consistent with the roles and responsibilities of a health educator as outlined by The National Commission for Health Education Credentialing. Students must provide at least 400 hours of service to their internship site during the semester. The internship should be related directly to each student’s career objectives and be consistent with the preparation received in the degree program. Students are not permitted to accumulate hours until officially enrolled in internship.
The following documents must be submitted in PDF form to complete the application:
1. Current unofficial transcript (from Banner)
2. Current graduation audit (from Academic Advisor)
3. Appendix A from the Internship Guide
4. Signed copies of Appendix B and Appendix C from the Internship Guide
5. Copy of current CPR/First Aid certification cards (front and back) or certificate
6. Approved site rationale (completed during HLTH 4902)
For standard enrollment in Internship (HLTH 4770, 4880, or 4990), students must submit the application by the last day of Final Exams of the semester prior to their Internship.
For late enrollment in Internship (HLTH 4770, 4880, or 4990), students must submit the application by the Wednesday before classes start of the semester they plan to take Internship.
*Applications submitted after the late enrollment deadline must be accompanied by written justification for special review